New Kensington has a total population of 14,701 and a student population of 1,245. Of these students, 820 are enrolled in schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
The largest biomedical engineering school in New Kensington, by student population, is Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington. In 2010, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in biomedical engineering.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree from one of New Kensington's biomedical engineering schools. If you decide to attend a biomedical engineering school in New Kensington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,200.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,360 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many biomedical engineering graduates choose to work as biomedical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Kensington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,200 biomedical engineers in Pennsylvania. Of these biomedical engineers, 170 were working in the greater New Kensington area. By the year 2018, the number of biomedical engineers is expected to increase by 15% in New Kensington. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biomedical engineer in New Kensington is $67,310 per year, which is lower than the average for biomedical engineers state-wide.
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